Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUCKBOARD

Meredith said to Helen, gravely, as he handed her out of the buckboard.

I suppose there is nothing for it but get out my buckboard and get back to Three Rivers.

I was keeping abreast of the wagon, in my buckboard, away to the south of it.

I abandoned the buckboard and cargo, and took to the saddle.

He doffed his prairie hat as the buckboard drew abreast of him.

Then with great deliberation he came close up to the buckboard.

And he jumped off of the buckboard with his rifle and sixteen rounds of ammunition.

He had borrowed these guns from Minky, the same as he had borrowed the mule and buckboard.

He sprang to the ground as Miss Knowles stepped from the buckboard.

Isobel untied the saddle horses from the rear of the buckboard.

WORD ORIGIN

1839, "plank on wheels," from board (n.1) + buck "body of a cart or wagon" (1690s), perhaps representing a dialectal survival of Old English buc "belly, body, trunk"(see bucket). As a type of vehicle constructed this way, from 1874.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BUCKBOARD

wagon

nounvehicle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.